# Questions tagged [line-bundles]

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### Isometries of fiber bundles

Let $F\to S\overset{\pi}{\to} B$ a Riemannian submersion with totally geodesic fibers.
Question: How much information about the isometries of $S$ we have if we know the isometries of $F$ and $B$? For ...

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### Proof of uniqueness in the universal property of Poincaré line bundles

My question concerns the proof of a part of Lemma IV.2.2 (pag. 168) of the book Geometry of Algebraic Curves. vol. I by Arbarello, Cornalba, Griffiths and Harris. In order to state my problem, let me ...

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### Identity relating iterated determinant line bundles

Suppose that $R$ is a (commutative, unital) ring and that $A$ is a (commutative, unital) $R$-algebra that is projective of constant rank $n$ as an $R$-module. Then $A$ has a "determinant line ...

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### Sections of vector bundles interpreted as sections of line bundles

Let $X$ be a smooth projective curve of genus $g$ over $\mathbb{C}$, $K_{X}$ be a cononical sheaf on $X$ and $\mathcal{E}$ be a locally free sheaf on $X$ s.t. $H^{0}(X,\mathcal{E}^{*})=\operatorname{...

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### Dimension of global holomorphic sections of a line bundle

Let $K$ be the canonical line bundle of a compact Riemann surface $M$ of genus $g$. Consider the pull back of $K$ on $M \times M$ via projection on the first factor. What is the dimension of the space ...

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### Discriminant divisor $\mathcal{D}_{r} \subseteq H^{0}(X,K_{X}^{\otimes r})$ is irreducible

Let $X\colon$ smooth projective curve over $\mathbb{C}$, $K_{X}\colon$ canonical line bundle over $X$, and $W_{r}$ denotes $H^{0}(X,K_{X}^{\otimes r})$.
I'm trying to prove the following proposition,
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### What is $f^*TX$ for a general morphism $f\colon\mathbb{P}^1\to X$?

Let $X$ be a projective homogeneous space over $\mathbb{C}$, i.e. $G/P$ where $G$ is a simple, simply connected linear algebraic group and $P$ is a parabolic subgroup. Let $f\colon\mathbb{P}^1\to X$ ...

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### Differential refinement of homology

Differential cohomology is a refinement of ordinary cohomology by differential data. It's construction comes down to the observation that $H^2(M, \mathbb{Z})$ is isomorphic to the space of isomorphism ...

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### Vector bundle defined by using divisors of very ample line bundle

Let $X$ be a smooth projective curve. Suppose that $L_1$ and $L_2$ are line bundles on $X$, and $L_1$ is very ample.
$\operatorname{Div}(s)$ denotes a divisor defined by a global section $s\in H^0(X,L)...

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### The set of isomorphism classes of Z/nZ-equivariant line bundles over a 2 dimensional Z/nZ-CW complex

Suppose I wish to find the set of isomorphism classes of $\mathbb{Z}/n\mathbb{Z}$-equivariant line bundles over a 2-dimensional, compact $\mathbb{Z}/n\mathbb{Z}$-CW-complex $X$, i.e. $\mathrm{Vect}^{1}...

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### Embeddings of Hirzebruch surfaces $\mathbb{P}(\mathcal{O}_{\mathbb{P}^1}\oplus\mathcal{O}_{\mathbb{P}^1}(n))$

Let $X_n=\mathbb{P}(\mathcal{O}_{\mathbb{P}^1}\oplus\mathcal{O}_{\mathbb{P}^1}(n))$ be the $n-$th Hirzebruch surface. We know that for $d>0$ and higher $k>>0$ the linear system $$\mathcal{L}_{...

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### Natural correspondence between the set of morphisms and the set of global sections

I'm trying to prove the following claim.
Let $X$ : smooth projective scheme over $\mathbb{C}$, $L$ : line bundle over $X$ and $A$ : $\mathbb{C}$-algebra.
$X_A=X\times_{\mathbb{C}} \operatorname{Spec}A$...

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### Multiplication maps for big line bundles

In Birational Geometry of Algebraic Varieties, Kollar and Mori write that for a line bundle "being big is essentially the birational version of being ample" (page 67). Recall that a line ...

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### Line bundle on product scheme

Let $k$ be a field, $X$ be a complete variety over $k$, $V$ be an open subvariety of $X$, $Y$ be a scheme over $k$. Suppose $L$ is a line bundle on $V\times Y$. If $L|_{V\times\lbrace y\rbrace}$ ...

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### Weights on the linearization

Consider, just as an example, an action of $\mathbb{C}^*$ on $\mathbb{P}^2$ of the form
$$t\cdot p=[p_0:tp_1:t^2p_2]$$
There are $3$ fixed points, namely $e_1,e_2,e_3$. If I consider a $\mathbb{C}^*$-...

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### Weak Lefschetz theorem for Lef line bundles

I'm studying
M. A. A. de Cataldo, L. Migliorini - The Hard Lefschetz Theorem and the topology of semismall maps, Ann. sci. École Norm. Sup., Serie 4 35 (2002) 759-772.
The premises are the following....

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### Problem regarding existence of a divisor representing line bundle

We consider a normal irreducible variety $X$ and a line bundle $L$. The question is when $L$ is induced by a Cartier divisor $D$. We know that if $s$ is a rational section of $O_X(D)$, where $D$ is a ...

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### The group of global sections of the automorphism bundle of the tangent bundle on a Grassmannian

Let $X={\rm Gr}(k,n)$ denote the Grassmannian of $k$-dimensional subspaces in ${\Bbb C}^n$.
We regard $X$ as an algebraic variety over $\Bbb C$.
Let ${T_X} \to X$ denote the tangent bundle on $X$. For ...

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### Polarization of an abelian variety made by the sum of two divisors

Let $X$ be an abelian variety of dimension $n$, and let $L$ be a polarization, that is, an ample line bundle on $X$, with $\chi(L)=3$.
In my specific case, I have that $L=\mathcal{O}_X(\Theta + D)$, ...

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### Splitting principle in algebraic geometry and ample line bundles

Splitting theorem in algebraic geometry claims that if we have a vector bundle $V$ on $X$ (we consider a smooth projective variety for this question), if we pull-back $V$ to $\mathbb{P}(V)$, we get a ...

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### Questions on Néron–Severi group

$\DeclareMathOperator\NS{NS}\DeclareMathOperator\Pic{Pic}$I have two questions on a comment from Daniel Hyubrechts's Complex Geometry on pages 133/134.
Let $X$ be a compact Kähler manifold. Consider ...

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### Ample line bundle gives alternative description of a variety

Let $X$ be a (smooth) projective variety (over $\mathbb{C}$), and $\mathcal{L}$ an ample line bundle on $X$. I have heard that then
$$ X \cong \mathrm{Proj} \left( \bigoplus_{k \ge 0} H^0(X,\mathcal{...

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### A question on Okounkov bodies

Let $X$ be an irreducible $n$-dimensional projective variety, and
$$Y_n\subset Y_{n-1}\subset\dots\subset Y_1\subset X$$
a flag of irreducible subvarieties such that $Y_i$ has codimension $i$ in $X$ ...

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### Is Wronskian a line bundle for Riemann surfaces?

Suppose $f_1,\dots,f_g$ are holomorphic functons on a domain $U\subset\mathbb{C}$. By the Wronskian determinant $f_1,\dots,f_g$ one means the determinant of the matrix of derivatives $f_k^{(m)},$ ...

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### Does there exist a notion of Chern classes in intersection cohomology?

First of all: I apologize for my mistakes, I'm a freshman in intersection cohomology.
Let $X$ be a (compact) complex analytic space, let $L$ be a line bundle over $X$.
Can one define a notion of ...

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### Generators of a graded algebra defining bundle over elliptic curve

I have a question about a statement from P. Wagreich's paper "Elliptic Singularities of Surfaces" (page 425):
We consider an elliptic curve $X$ and a line bundle (=invertible sheaf) $L$ on $X$.
Then,...

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### Sections of Cartier divisors on toric varieties

Let $X_{\Sigma}$ be a projective toric variety. Consider the total coordinate ring
$$S = \mathbb{C}[x_{\rho}\: | \: \rho\in\Sigma(1)]$$
Define $\deg(x_{\rho}) = D_{\rho}$.
Now, take a divisor $D = \...

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### Are torsion-free rank 1 modules over integral schemes line bundles?

How far away are torsion-free rank 1 sheaves from the line bundles? Is there any condition that makes sure they are same? (for dimensions higher than 1). It is known that for a regular scheme of ...

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### Line bundles trivial outside of codimension 3

Let $X$ be a CW complex (possibly a topological/smooth manifold) of dimension $n$, $L\to X$ a complex line bundle and $Y\subset X$ a subcomplex (possibly a submanifold) contained in the codimension 3 ...

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### Existence of a connection $A$ on a holomorphic line bundle $L$, s.t $F(A)=(\deg L)\omega$

I'm reading this paper and at page 67, he states that for any line bundle $L$ over a Rieman surface there is a connection $A$ whose curvature is
$$
F(A)=(\deg L)\omega,
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where $\omega$ is a positive ...

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### Arnold's theorem on small denominators and holomorphic tubular neighborhoods

By a theorem of Grauert, along a curve with negative self-intersection a complex surface is locally biholomorphic to a neighborhood of the zero section of that curve inside its normal bundle. For ...

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### The dual of the space of continuous sections in a vector bundle

If $X$ is a compact Hausdorff space, one may view the space of complex, continuous functions on it as the space of continuous sections in the trivial Hermitian bundle $X \times \mathbb C$. By the ...

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### Embedding abelian varieties into projective spaces of small dimension

Given a (complex) abelian variety $A$ of a fixed dimension $g$, let $d(A)$ be the dimension of the smallest complex projective space it embeds into.
Is $d(A)$ uniform over all abelian varieties of a ...

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### The existence of the extension of a non-trivial line bundle

In Three Dimensional Gravity Revisted, Witten studied the Abelian Chern-Simons theory in three dimensions.
Let $W$ be a three dimensional manifold. Let $\mathcal{L}$ be a non-trivial line-bundle over ...

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### Pull-back of polarization

Let $(X, L)$ and $(Y, M)$ be two polarized abelian varieties .
According to Birkenhake C. and Lange H. in Complex Abelian Varieties a homomorphism of polarized abelian varieties $f:(Y, M)\...

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### Does there exist a preferred trivialization of a trivial line bundle?

Let $L\to M$ be a topologically trivial complex Hermitian line bundle (over a manifold of dimension three, if this is of any importance). I assume that $L$ admits a trivialization, however, I do not ...

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### Classification of line bundles by second cohomology of a manifold

In the book Loop spaces, Characteristic classes and geometric quantization by Brylinski I see following result when trying to motivate geometric description of $H^3(M,\mathbb{Z})$.
$H^2(M,\mathbb{Z}...

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### Is a torsion free sheave of rank one on a reducible curve the pushforward of a line bundle on a normalization?

Let $X$ be a nodal curve, possibly reducible. Then can any torsion free sheaf of rank one on $X$ be expressed as $\pi_*(L)$, where $L$ is a line bundle on a partial normalization of $X$? This looks ...

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### $H$ very ample, $f$ finite, is there uniform $C=C(\mathrm{deg}(f))$ for $C f^* H$ very ample?

Let $X$ and $Y$ be normal projective varieties over $\mathbb{C}$ of dimension $n$. Let $f: X \rightarrow Y$ be a finite morphism. Also, let $H$ be a very ample divisor on $Y$.
Is there a constant $C=...

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### Do line bundles with enough sections on surfaces have generic divisors which are irreducible?

Let $L$ be a line bundle on a smooth connected complete complex algebraic surface $X$. Assume that $L$ has enough sections i.e. that $H^0(L,X)$ has dimension $> 1$. A nonzero section $s$ of $L$ ...

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### When is the space of holomorphic sections of the tensor product of two line bundles given by the span of the tensor product of the basis?

Let $S$ be a compact complex manifold and $L_1, L_2 \longrightarrow S$
be two holomorphic line bundles. Under what conditions (hopefully something that is easy to check) on $L_1$ and $L_2$ is the ...

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### Reference request: $f^*D$ semi-ample, then $D$ semi-ample

I am looking for a suitable reference to put in a bibliography for the following fact:
Let $f: X \rightarrow Y$ be a surjective morphism between normal projective varieties. Let $D$ be a $\mathbb{Q}$-...

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### Torsion line bundle on hyperelliptic curves and Weierstrass points

Let $C$ be an hyperelliptic curve of genus $g$ and let $f:C\rightarrow
\mathbb{P}^1$ be the corresponding 2 to 1 covering
ramified in $2g+2$ points.
Let $L$ be a line bundle on $C$ such that either $...

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### Twisting a line bundle with the zero section

Let $X$ be a smooth projective curve and $L$ be an invertible sheaf on $X$. Denote by $\mathbb{L}$ the line bundle associated to $L$, $\pi:\mathbb{L} \to X$ the natural morphism and $0_\pi$ the zero ...

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### Isomorphism classes of line bundles with connections

Isomorphism classes of line bundles over a scheme $X$ are described by the Picard group $Pic(X)$. Now there is a paper that describes the moduli space of line bundles with connections. This paper is ...

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### Curves contracted by a rational map

Let $D$ be a big but not nef divisor on a normal $\mathbb{Q}$-factorial projective variety. Assume that the section ring
$$R(D) = \bigoplus_{n\in\mathbb{N}}H^0(X,nD)$$
is finitely generated and ...

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### Determinant of the universal bundle

Let $M$ be the moduli space of semistable vector bundles of fixed determinant $L$ and rank $r$ over a smooth curve $X$. Assume that $gcd(r,deg(L))=1$. Let $\mathcal U$ be the universal bundle over $M\...

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### Connection on line bundle over general simplicial toric variety

In https://arxiv.org/pdf/hep-th/0005247.pdf, on page 60 and 61, it is mentioned that the connection of $\mathcal{O}(-n)$ over a (simplicial) toric variety of the form
$$
(\mathbb{C}^N \backslash U)/(\...

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### Picard group of toric varieties

I am trying to understand how to obtain the Picard group for general toric varieties. So far, I have been using information found in https://arxiv.org/pdf/1003.5217.pdf .
Here, a toric variety has ...

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### Holomorphic line bundles associated to multiple U(1) groups, defined over toric manifolds

The sections of the holomorphic line bundle $\mathcal{O}(n)$ are acted on by the covariant derivative
$$
d+nA,
$$
where $A$ is the connection on the $U(1)$ bundle to which $\mathcal{O}(n)$ is ...